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2010-12-13 10:01:00

JOHANNESBURG, Dec. 13, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Shareholders are advised that the annual report for the year ended September 2010 will be dispatched to shareholders no later than the 20 December 2010. The annual report will also be available online on 13 December 2010 on the Sappi website ( www.sappi.com ). The audited annual financial statements included in the annual report contain no material modifications to the reviewed preliminary results for the year ended September 2010 which were...

2010-12-03 00:26:00

JOHANNESBURG, December 3, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Gold Fields Limited (Gold Fields) (JSE, NYSE, NASDAQ Dubai: GFI) announces that it has filed its annual report on Form 20-F for the year ended 30 June 2010 with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. The document can be accessed on the Gold Fields website: http://www.goldfields.co.za Gold Fields shareholders (including holders of Gold Fields American Depositary shares) may also receive hard copies of the Form 20-F...

2010-12-01 04:05:00

JOHANNESBURG, Dec. 1, 2010 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Global Sources (Nasdaq: GSOL) today opened its 1st Annual China Sourcing Fairs in Johannesburg, the largest Greater China-products exhibitions ever to be held in Africa. The exhibitions, which feature 640 exhibitor booths, are to be held December 1-3, 2010, at the Gallagher Convention Centre, Gallagher Estate, Midrand, Johannesburg, South Africa. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20030303/LNM011LOGO-b ) "The response to this...

2010-12-01 02:05:00

JOHANNESBURG, December 1, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Gold Fields Limited (Gold Fields) (JSE, NYSE, NASDAQ Dubai: GFI) yesterday announced an R8 million, three-year investment in the mining engineering faculty of the University of Johannesburg. The sponsorship aims to forge an alliance between Gold Fields and the university to promote the study of mining engineering and technology, core skills required to sustain not only the company itself but the local mining industry as a...

2010-11-17 12:00:00

PURCHASE, N.Y., Nov. 17, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- PepsiCo (NYSE: PEP), in coordination with Books For Africa, the largest shipper of donated books to Africa, announced today that it will distribute 20,000 books and supplies to locations in need in Johannesburg and the surrounding region. Throughout the week, SIMBA, PepsiCo's local snack business in South Africa, with support from local community leaders, will deliver the books to three schools and one orphanage in rural and impoverished areas...

2010-11-12 07:15:00

JOHANNESBURG, November 12, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Gold Fields Limited (Gold Fields) (JSE, NYSE, NASDAQ Dubai: GFI) is pleased to announce that it was ranked joint first in the JSE Top 100 Carbon Disclosure Leadership Index (CDLI), which rates companies listed on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange in South Africa on their disclosure of carbon emissions. In 2009 Gold Fields was fifth in the CDLI, but this year it improved to joint first (with FirstRand) with a disclosure rating of...

2010-11-02 12:50:00

JOHANNESBURG, Nov. 2, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Introduction and rationale Sasol BEE Ordinary Shares were issued to the public pursuant to the Sasol cash invitation prospectus dated May 2008 ("Cash Invitation"). Sasol BEE Ordinary Shareholders became entitled to sell, with effect from 8 September 2010, their Sasol BEE Ordinary Shares to Black groups and persons determined in accordance with the Codes issued under the Broad Based Black Economic Empowerment Act, 2003 and such Sasol BEE...

2010-11-02 05:49:00

JOHANNESBURG, November 2, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Gold Fields Limited (Gold Fields) (JSE, NYSE, NASDAQ Dubai: GFI) today held its AGM and a subsequent general meeting to vote on the black economic empowerment transactions, detailed in a statement on 5 August 2010. All the resolutions listed in the 2010 Annual Report were approved by the AGM. The BEE transactions were approved at the general meeting by an overwhelming majority of 99.8% of the 85% of shareholders who voted....

2010-10-19 07:37:17

AvePoint's support of Africa's leading Microsoft event underscores its ongoing mission to deliver world-class technology, services, and thought leadership to the African SharePoint community Johannesburg, South Africa (PRWEB) October 19, 2010 AvePoint, the world's largest provider of infrastructure management software solutions for Microsoft SharePoint Products and Technologies, today announced it is a Gold Sponsor of this year's Microsoft Tech"¢Ed Africa, taking place from October 17...

2010-10-11 10:38:00

JOHANNESBURG, October 11, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Gold Fields Limited (Gold Fields) (JSE, NYSE, NASDAQ Dubai: GFI) will publish its results for the September 2010 quarter on the company's website http://www.goldfields.co.za at 08:00 am (SA time) on Thursday, 4 November 2010. A telephone conference call has been scheduled at the times indicated below: For Johannesburg: 16:30 For United Kingdom: 14:30 hours GMT...


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This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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